Sustainable Development Goal 16: Preparedness, Progress and Challenges of Bangladesh A Study of Selected Targets - Full Report (English)
Spearheaded by the United Nations, the sustainable development goals (SDGs), also known as Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is a set of 17 aspirational “global goals”1 and 169 targets adopted in 2015 by all the 193 UN member states, who have committed to these global goals that are intended to steer policy-making and development funding till 2030. The 2030 Agenda is a plan of action emphasising on the core principles of peace, people, planet, prosperity and partnership, which seeks to strengthen universal peace, prosperity and freedom. Eradicating poverty, including extreme poverty, has been recognised as the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. The goals cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection.